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Infinity Train

US animated tv series (2016; 2019-2021). Cartoon Network. Created by Owen Dennis. Executive producer Owen Dennis. Supervising director Madeline Queripel. Writers include Owen Dennis, Alex Horab, Lindsay Katai and Justin Michael. Voice cast includes Jeremy Crutchley, Robbie Daymond, Lena Headey, Ernie Hudson, Ashley Johnson, Kate Mulgrew and Matthew Rhys. 40 eleven-minute episodes, plus the pilot. Colour. / The series was much anticipated, the 2016 pilot garnering 4.8 million ...

SF Reprise

At the time when both magazines were being published by Roberts & Vinter, some unsold issues of New Worlds and Science Fantasy were bound up in twos and threes and sold as SF Reprise, which had six numbers: all undated but probably 1966. #1, #2 and #5 were assembled from New Worlds; #3, #4 and #6 were from Science Fantasy. For ...

Ungar, Richard

(?   -    ) Canadian lawyer, illustrator and author, in the latter capacity initially of picture books [not listed]. He is of sf interest for the Time Snatchers sequence beginning with Time Snatchers (2012), set in distant Near Future New Beijing (that is, New York). Here Time Travel is possible, and the young protagonist finds himself working as a ...

Thiusen, Ismar

Pseudonym of Scottish-born academic and author John Macnie (1836-1909), in the USA from 1867 and on the faculty of North Dakota University 1885-1903. His Utopia, The Diothas, or A Far Look Ahead (1883; vt A Far Look Ahead, or The Diothas 1890; vt Looking Forward, or The Diothas 1890), set several millennia hence (almost but not quite in the Far Future), is prolific with suggestions of progress. ...

Colladay, Morrison

Working name for most of his fiction of Charles Morrison Colladay (1877-?   ), US publisher, salesman and author who is discussed in E F Bleiler's Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years (1998). "Spirit Trails" (January 1928 Ghost Stories) as Charles Colladay may be his first story. When the Moon Fell (1929 chap) illustrated by Frank R Paul, a ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, Kenneth Bulmer, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its ...

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